The central post office in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Reuters

Vietnam calls in Russian experts from ‘Lenin Lab’ to help preserve Ho Chi Minh’s corpse

  • Several countries – including China, North Korea and Vietnam – have embalmed their founding leaders with Russian assistance
  • The late leader, affectionately known as ‘Uncle Ho’ in Vietnam, is preserved in a large Soviet-built mausoleum in Hanoi
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The central post office in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Reuters
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